Do you care about your duty as a citizen?
A lot of us focus on our rights and we always try to enforce them. We neglet and refuse to inquire about our duty and how to observe them. Section 24 of the 1999 Constitution provides for the duty of the citizen. If we all perform our duty, Nigeria would be a better place. Check out your duty and try to perform them. Section 24 states:
It shall be the duty of every citizen to -
(a) abide by this Constitution, respect its ideals and its institutions, the National Flag, the National Anthem, the National Pledge, and legitimate authorities;
(b) help to enhance the power, prestige and good name of Nigeria, defend Nigeria and render such national service as may be required;
(c) respect the dignity of other citizens and the rights and legitimate interests of others and live in unity and harmony and in the spirit of common brotherhood;
(d) make positive and useful contribution to the advancement, progress and well-being of the community where he resides;
(e) render assistance to appropriate and lawful agencies in the maintenance of law and order; and
(f) declare his income honestly to appropriate and lawful agencies and pay his tax promptly.